Hormones and Migraine Part 2: Copper Zinc Balance

Hormones and Migraine Part 2: Copper Zinc Balance

In part 1 of this series I explored the idea that: Migraine is a mineral imbalance issue which leads to enzymatic deficiencies and inability to properly break down histamine, glutamate, and tyramine – – ie, it is a metabolic disorder. High estrogen levels at...
Part 2: Does Niacin (B3) Contribute to Migraine?

Part 2: Does Niacin (B3) Contribute to Migraine?

This is part 2.  Read part 1 here. Methylation and Niacin Phase 2 detoxification pathways are the routes through which our cells hook activated toxic substances up with small nutrient groups, neutralizing them and making them water-soluble so they can be eliminated in...
Why Eat Liver for Migraine, and How to Do it!

Why Eat Liver for Migraine, and How to Do it!

I realize this post will be off-putting to those who are vegetarian or vegan and follow my blog – and to my parents, both of whom are plant-based eaters, ie, more-or-less vegan. I also used to be vegan. It will probably be off-putting to most of the meat-eaters out...
What Are Your Migraines Telling You?

What Are Your Migraines Telling You?

Have you ever wondered if there was some greater meaning to why you suffer from migraines, or have you found ways to reframe your suffering in such a way that you were able to make something positive out of it?  What have your migraines taught you?  What are your...
Part 1. Motherhood and Migraine: a Double Whammy

Part 1. Motherhood and Migraine: a Double Whammy

My chronic migraines coincided with my inelegant and devastating initiation into motherhood with a c-section operation. I had migraines before becoming a mother, but the perfect storm of surgery, medications, sleep-deprivation, and years of breast-feeding put me into...